New England Patriots RB Shane Vereen, LB Jamie Collins listed as … – The Republican – masslive.com (blog)
New England Patriots running back Shane Vereen runs to the goal line for a touchdown after catching a pass from quarterback Tom Brady in the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Carolina Panthers, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)
Among the New England Patriots listed as questionable for Sunday’s game versus Oakland are running back Shane Vereen, linebacker Jamie Collins, cornerback Alfonzo Dennard and center Ryan Wendell.
Collins (thigh), Dennard (shoulder) and Wendell (knee) were held out of a Week 2 win at Minnesota. All three have been limited in practice this week. Vereen has also been limited with a shoulder injury.
Safety Don Jones (hamstring) and defensive end Michael Buchanan (ankle) are also listed as questionable.
Tight end Rob Gronkowski (knee), wide receiver Julian Edelman (back), defensive tackle Sealver Siliga (hand) and offensive lineman Dan Connolly (knee) are listed as probable.
For Oakland, starting linebacker Sio Moore is out with an ankle injury. Key players listed as questionable include running back Maurice Jones-Drew (hand), cornerback Carlos Rogers (knee) and wide receiver Rod Streater (hip).
Defensive end Justin Tuck, who had been limited in practice with an illness, was a full participant Friday and is officially listed as probable.
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